Posts Tagged ‘Museum’

  • Ridge House opening March 23

    Mar 13, 19 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Spring is finally here and that can only mean one thing, Ridge House Museum is open for the season.  There will be an open house at the Ridge Museum on March 23. The house will be open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., with special activities taking place from 2...

  • Rail history honoured on William Glassco Fun Day

    Aug 8, 18 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    In Chatham-Kent, the local rail history has plenty of enthusiasts, including members of the Chatham Model Railroad Club who prove that you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy trains. This summer at the Chatham Railroad Museum, those enthusiasts welcome locals...

  • Burg theatre to be upgraded

    Dec 13, 16 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature StoryNo Comments

      The Wallaceburg & District Council For The Arts will soon be helping to update the Jeanne Gordon Theatre, to the tune of $10,500. The arts council recently received notification its application for a $5,500 grant from the South Kent Wind Community...

  • Chatham-Kent Museum Summer Camps

    Jun 23, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    With summer vacation in close proximity, the Chatham-Kent Museum is offering four different themed days and a Worlds of Wonder weeklong camp over the summer this year. Rock Camp on July 6 or Aug. 10 is for ages five to eight. Children will go on an exclusive...

  • Holiday time at the museum

    Nov 24, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

        The Chatham-Kent Museum has a little something for everyone this Christmas season. Milner Heritage House will be open to the public to show off its decorated splendor December 4 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Dec. 5 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9...

  • Time capsule items sought

    Mar 18, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    If it’s important to you, it’s important to them. That’s the message Chatham-Kent Museum curator Stephanie Saunders wants to pass along to residents thinking about contributing something to the Old Mausoleum time capsule at Maple Leaf Cemetery. “You...

  • Rare 18th century native weapon gifted to museum

    Mar 13, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News1 Comment

      A gift given to a local family five generations ago has found its way to the Chatham-Kent Museum. Donald Shanks donated a First Nation’s ball-headed war club that was given to his great-great grandparents Robert and Mary Shanks, to commemorate their...

  • Historic Valentine’s dinner

    Jan 26, 15 • 64 Views • LifeNo Comments

    Tickets are still available for the Chatham-Kent Museum’s Valentines’ dinner Feb. 14. Participants will enjoy a candle-lit dinner and story – A Royal Romance Dinner and the tale of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Local historic entertainer Doug...

  • Council approves cultural concept

    Dec 8, 14 • 249 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent’s new cultural roadmap was laid out for the new council at Monday night’s meeting. Evelyn Bish, director of community services, provided a presentation discussing key points from the 30-plus recommendations from the Chatham-Kent cultural...

  • Open house for museum gift shop

    Nov 10, 14 • 170 Views • Local NewsNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent Museum Gift Shop is hosting its annual Christmas Open House. On Nov. 12, from 4:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. the gift shop will be open for guest to browse through Christmas products. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will also be available. Proceeds...